“The Cross Mountain Explosion (Coal Creek Disaster)”

Author: Thomas Evans (?)
Keywords: mining death disaster
Found in: US(Ap)


The Coal Creek mine blows up, killing 150 miners. The families grieve and the usual prayers are prayed for the dead

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Cross references


  1. Laws G9, "The Cross Mountain Explosion (Coal Creek Disaster)"
  2. MHenry-Appalachians, pp. 84-85, "The Miner Boys" (1 text)
  3. DT 828, CROSSMT
  4. Roud #844
  5. BI, LG09